SugarHouse vs DraftKings Daily Fantasy 2020

Is SugarHouse better than DraftKings (DFS)? After scoring sportsbooks in ten areas for our 2019 review, SugarHouse is better than DraftKings (DFS). For a company new to sports betting, SugarHouse provides an impressive experience, exceeding expectations in almost all areas.

Ratings

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Overall 4.5 5
Sports Offered 4 5
Overall 4.5 5
Sports Offered 4 5
Bets Offered 4.5 4.5
Odds 2.5 4
Banking Options and Fees 4.5 4.5
Live Betting 5 5
Mobile Betting 4.5 5
Ease of Use 4 4.5
Customer Service 4 4.5
Education and Research 3.5 5
Reputation 4 4

US Regulated Vs Offshore

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
US Regulated Sportsbook (legal)
Yes No
Offshore Sportsbook (illegal)
No No
Online Availability - New Jersey
Yes No
Online Availability - West Virginia
No No
US Regulated DFS Company
No Yes
Online Availability - Pennsylvania
Yes No
Online Availability - Iowa
No No
Online Availability - Nevada
No No
Online Availability - Rhode Island
No No
Online Availability - Indiana
No No
Online Availability - Oregon

Sports Offered

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Sports Offered
18 10
Baseball (MLB)
Yes Yes
Baseball (International)
No No
Basketball (NBA)
Yes Yes
Basketball (WNBA)
Yes No
Basketball (NCAA)
Yes No
Basketball (International)
Yes Yes
Boxing
Yes No
Cricket
Yes No
Cycling
Yes No
Darts
Yes No
E-Sports
No Yes
Football (NFL)
Yes Yes
Football (CFL)
Yes Yes
Football (NCAA)
Yes Yes
Golf (PGA)
Yes Yes
Handball
No No
Hockey (NHL)
Yes Yes
Hockey (International)
Yes No
Horse Racing
No No
MMA (UFC)
Yes Yes
Motor Sports (NASCAR)
Yes Yes
Rugby (League)
Yes No
Rugby (Union)
Yes No
Soccer (EPL)
Yes Yes
Soccer (Premier League)
Yes No
Soccer (MLS)
Yes Yes
Softball
No No
Tennis
Yes Yes
Volleyball
Yes No

Bets Offered

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Cash Out Feature
Yes No
Asian Handicaps
Yes No
Futures
Yes No
If-Bets
No No
Rolling If-Bets
No No
Moneyline
Yes No
Parlay
Yes No
Pleaser
No No
Props
Yes No
Reverse
No No
Round Robin
Yes No
Spread
Yes No
Teaser
Yes No
Total (Over/Under)
Yes No
Free Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Private Leagues (DFS Only)
No Yes
Public Leagues (DFS Only)
No Yes
Beginner Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Head to Head Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
50/50 Contests (DFS Only)
No Yes
Beat the Score Contests (DFS Only)
No No
Tournaments (DFS Only)
No Yes

Live Betting

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Live Betting Sports Offered
7
Match Tracker
Yes No
Alpine Skiing
No No
Badminton
No No
Baseball
Yes No
Basketball
Yes No
Cricket
No No
E-Sports
No No
Football
Yes No
Golf
Yes No
Handball
No No
Hockey
Yes No
MMA
No No
Rugby
No No
Soccer
Yes No
Tennis
Yes No
Volleyball
No No

Education and Research

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Articles/News
No Yes
Explanation of Bets
Yes Yes
Glossary
No No
Statistics (Teams)
Yes Yes
Statistics (Players)
No Yes
Lineup Tool (DFS Only)
No No

Banking - Deposits

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Deposit Methods
6 2
No Debit/Credit Card Deposit Fees
Yes Yes
Deposit Min/Max - Debit/Credit Card
$10/Varies $5/$2,000
PayPal
No Yes
Deposit Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $5/$2,000

Banking - Withdrawals

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Total Withdrawal Methods
5 2
No Withdrawal Fees - Check
Yes Yes
Check Payout Speed is < 10 days
Yes No
Withdrawal Min/Max - Check
$10/Varies $1 Min
Withdrawal Min/Max - PayPal
N/A $1/None

Customer Service

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
Email Support
Yes Yes
Email Support Speed
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support
Yes Yes
Live Chat Support Availability
No No
Phone Support
No Yes

Mobile Betting

Feature SugarHouse DraftKings Daily Fantasy
iPhone App
Yes Yes
Android App
Yes Yes
Website Functionality
Yes Yes
After six months and hundreds of hours of researching different sportsbooks, the BettingBuck.com team collected thousands of data points. To focus on two sportsbooks, we will now compare DraftKings (DFS) vs SugarHouse.

First, we will compare whether or not each sportsbook is regulated by a US governing body SugarHouse is a legal US sportsbook, while DraftKings (DFS) is an offshore sportsbook. Now, we can compare the odds between each sportsbook. Odds, or the vig, is what the sportsbook charges you to place your bet. To compile rankings, we examined odds for spread, moneyline, and total markets for seven different leagues, covering over 100 games for each league. DraftKings (DFS)'s score is 4.00 stars versus SugarHouse's 2.50 stars.

Odds aside, we can now compare educational features. Bettors new to sports betting will want high-quality education informing them of what different betting markets are available and how to bet them. Both DraftKings (DFS) and SugarHouse offer education explaining how to bet. Next, comparing the total number of sports offered, SugarHouse boasts an offering of 18 available sports compared to DraftKings (DFS)'s 10 available sports. Diving into poplar features, some bettors desire the ability to cash in tickets early, a live match tracker that updates ball position when live betting, and banking with PayPal SugarHouse offers the early cash out feature while DraftKings (DFS) does not. SugarHouse has a live match tracker, DraftKings (DFS) doesn't. DraftKings (DFS) offers PayPal as a banking option while SugarHouse does not.

Overall, between DraftKings (DFS) and SugarHouse, SugarHouse is the winner.

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